Period
to 26 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 168 203
Rank change year-on-year -25 +35 -47
Permanent jobs citing Games 154 242 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.50% 1.80% 1.40%
As % of the General category 2.72% 3.03% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 142 226 220
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
10th Percentile £36,375 £31,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £76,250 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

Games is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5663 7995 12273
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 55.28% 59.53% 58.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5060 7247 10208
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £34,725 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Games in the City of London

Games
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games in the City of London.

Salary trend for Games in the City of London

Games
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in the City of London over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in the City of London

Games
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the City of London region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge +18 1 £50,000 +42.86%
Games
Central London

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Games.

1 55 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (28.57%) SQL
3 41 (26.62%) Marketing
4 37 (24.03%) Finance
5 30 (19.48%) Python
6 28 (18.18%) TDD
6 28 (18.18%) Analytics
7 25 (16.23%) Java
8 23 (14.94%) User Experience
9 22 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (12.99%) Test Automation
10 20 (12.99%) Retail
10 20 (12.99%) Scrum
10 20 (12.99%) DevOps
11 19 (12.34%) PHP
11 19 (12.34%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (11.69%) Software Engineering
13 16 (10.39%) Ruby
13 16 (10.39%) Clustering
14 15 (9.74%) Telecoms
14 15 (9.74%) PostgreSQL
14 15 (9.74%) C++
14 15 (9.74%) Digital Marketing
15 14 (9.09%) Kanban
15 14 (9.09%) Spring
15 14 (9.09%) SQL Server
15 14 (9.09%) Linux
15 14 (9.09%) Machine Learning
16 13 (8.44%) Amazon AWS
16 13 (8.44%) User Stories

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.60%) Confluence
2 3 (1.95%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.30%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.65%) Apache
4 1 (0.65%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.65%) CMS
4 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.65%) Ethereum
4 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (5.19%) InVision
2 5 (3.25%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (7.79%) Revive Adserver
2 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.44%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.90%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (3.90%) SaaS
3 4 (2.60%) Office 365
4 3 (1.95%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.95%) IaaS
4 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.65%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.65%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.65%) G Suite
5 1 (0.65%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.60%) iSCSI
1 4 (2.60%) NAS
1 4 (2.60%) SAN
2 2 (1.30%) Internet
2 2 (1.30%) RIP
2 2 (1.30%) VPN
3 1 (0.65%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (0.65%) DNS
3 1 (0.65%) HTTP
3 1 (0.65%) LAN
3 1 (0.65%) LDAP
3 1 (0.65%) Network Security
3 1 (0.65%) PBX
3 1 (0.65%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.65%) Skype
3 1 (0.65%) Softphone
3 1 (0.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.74%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 12 (7.79%) NoSQL
4 11 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (4.55%) Big Data
5 7 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.60%) MySQL
7 4 (2.60%) Redis
8 3 (1.95%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.30%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.30%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.30%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.65%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.65%) Mixpanel
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.65%) QlikView
10 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.90%) Jasmine
3 5 (3.25%) Grunt
3 5 (3.25%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.25%) JIRA
4 4 (2.60%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.95%) Bower
5 3 (1.95%) IntelliJ
5 3 (1.95%) JUnit
5 3 (1.95%) Maven
5 3 (1.95%) Mocha
5 3 (1.95%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.30%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.30%) gulp
6 2 (1.30%) Selenium
6 2 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.30%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.65%) NUnit
7 1 (0.65%) Vagrant
General
1 41 (26.62%) Marketing
2 37 (24.03%) Finance
3 20 (12.99%) Retail
4 15 (9.74%) Telecoms
5 13 (8.44%) Manufacturing
6 12 (7.79%) Advertising
6 12 (7.79%) Electronics
7 4 (2.60%) Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Back Office
8 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.65%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 45 (29.22%) Developer
2 16 (10.39%) Scrum Master
3 14 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 12 (7.79%) Product Manager
5 9 (5.84%) Analyst
6 8 (5.19%) Architect
6 8 (5.19%) Designer
6 8 (5.19%) Games Developer
6 8 (5.19%) Senior Developer
6 8 (5.19%) UX Designer
7 7 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (4.55%) Python Software Engineer
7 7 (4.55%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (4.55%) Software Engineer
8 6 (3.90%) Consultant
8 6 (3.90%) Database Developer
8 6 (3.90%) Java Games Developer
8 6 (3.90%) SQL DBA
8 6 (3.90%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.09%) Spring
2 12 (7.79%) Velocity
3 8 (5.19%) REST
4 7 (4.55%) .NET
4 7 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 7 (4.55%) DirectX
4 7 (4.55%) Node.js
4 7 (4.55%) React
5 6 (3.90%) Apache Camel
5 6 (3.90%) CSS
5 6 (3.90%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (3.90%) Web Services
6 5 (3.25%) Hibernate
6 5 (3.25%) HTML
6 5 (3.25%) JMS
6 5 (3.25%) LAMP
7 4 (2.60%) HTML5
7 4 (2.60%) Spring MVC
8 3 (1.95%) JAXB
8 3 (1.95%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.94%) User Experience
2 16 (10.39%) Clustering
3 11 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.19%) Mobile Games
4 8 (5.19%) Online Games
4 8 (5.19%) Replication
5 7 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 7 (4.55%) PMI
6 6 (3.90%) Streaming Media
7 5 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.95%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.95%) Fintech
8 3 (1.95%) Social Gaming
8 3 (1.95%) Xbox
9 2 (1.30%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.30%) Social Media
10 1 (0.65%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.65%) iPad
10 1 (0.65%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.09%) Linux
2 7 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 7 (4.55%) Windows
2 7 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.25%) Android
4 2 (1.30%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.30%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.30%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.65%) CentOS
5 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (18.18%) Analytics
2 28 (18.18%) TDD
3 22 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (12.99%) DevOps
4 20 (12.99%) Scrum
4 20 (12.99%) Test Automation
5 19 (12.34%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (11.69%) Software Engineering
7 15 (9.74%) Digital Marketing
8 14 (9.09%) Kanban
8 14 (9.09%) Machine Learning
9 13 (8.44%) Product Management
9 13 (8.44%) Programme Management
9 13 (8.44%) User Stories
10 12 (7.79%) ATDD
11 11 (7.14%) Microservices
12 10 (6.49%) High Availability
12 10 (6.49%) OOP
13 9 (5.84%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 44 (28.57%) SQL
2 30 (19.48%) Python
3 25 (16.23%) Java
4 19 (12.34%) PHP
5 16 (10.39%) Ruby
6 15 (9.74%) C++
7 11 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 11 (7.14%) Scala
8 10 (6.49%) R
9 8 (5.19%) C
10 7 (4.55%) T-SQL
11 5 (3.25%) TypeScript
12 4 (2.60%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.95%) C#
14 2 (1.30%) Erlang
14 2 (1.30%) ES6
14 2 (1.30%) Go
15 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.65%) Groovy
15 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (6.49%) Degree
2 7 (4.55%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.25%) Data Quality
1 5 (3.25%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.95%) BS25999
2 3 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.95%) QA
2 3 (1.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.19%) Docker
2 5 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.60%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.65%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (3.25%) Puppet
2 4 (2.60%) Ansible
2 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.65%) Kibana
3 1 (0.65%) Nagios
3 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.65%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (8.44%) Google
2 12 (7.79%) SAP
3 10 (6.49%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.90%) DoubleClick
4 6 (3.90%) VMware
5 4 (2.60%) Dell
5 4 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.60%) Twitter
6 3 (1.95%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.95%) Oracle
7 2 (1.30%) Facebook
7 2 (1.30%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.65%) Adobe
8 1 (0.65%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.65%) IBM
8 1 (0.65%) New Relic
8 1 (0.65%) Optimizely
8 1 (0.65%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.65%) Veeam
8 1 (0.65%) Vertica
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Improbable
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary and pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Cheapside DT
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £80000 - £85000.00 per annum + bonus and full benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quidco
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 26 days ago